Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Single sign-on and federation, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management.
- [Instructor] Identification and authentication can…be an annoying process for end-users,…and difficult to manage for organizations.…The concepts of Federation and Single Sign-On…seeks to reduce some of this burden.…Federated identity management leverages the…fact that a single individual may have accounts…across a wide variety of systems.…When organizations agree to federate their…identity management systems, they share some…of this information across the organizations.…This reduces the number of individual identities…that a user must have, and eases the burden…on both the user, and the organization.…
You're probably already familiar with some…federated identity management systems.…When you log onto websites using your Google…account, Facebook Connect or Twitter account,…you're using federated identity management.…Single sign-on goes a step further and…shares authenticated sessions across systems.…Many organizations create SSO solutions…within their organizations to help users…avoid the burden of repeatedly authenticating.…
Instructor Mike Chapple has designed the training around the most recent version of CompTIA Security+, SY0-501, which expands coverage of mobile and cloud technologies. By learning about the topics in this course, you'll be prepared to answer questions from the latest exam—and strengthen your own organization's systems and defenses. To join one of Mike's free study groups, visit certmike.com.
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- Identification methods
- Authentication factors
- Multifactor authentication
- Single sign-on
- Authorization and access controls
- Account management